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Jan 11, 2013 1:00pm PST
. california, hawaii, and mississippi are the only ones that haven't yet reported widespread activity but they probably will. five states went down in terms of the level of activity but four states also went up. it's a bit of a wash, wolf. we know the flu season started earlier. it's likely to end a little bit earlier as a result but we just have to collect some more data over the next couple of weeks, wolf. >> and that's what we'll do. we keep hearing that everyone still needs to get a flu shot, that it's not too late. but we're also hearing potentially about shortages. here's the question. is there enough vaccine to go around? >> yes, i believe so. but there's a micro way of looking at this and a macro. you have a certain amount of vaccine that is made and then you've got to sort of predict where it's going to be needed and how to distribute it around the country. a lot of this is based on utilization, flu vaccines in years passed past. 128 million doses distributed and 112 million vaccinated. those are actually pretty good numbers in terms of those that have been vaccinated. if you
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Jan 30, 2013 2:00am PST
described as wild and dangerous. late last night a tornado touched down in mississippi. there are reports of two others hitting arkansas and missouri. several homes have been damaged trees down. this morning there are still tornado warnings as twoeld you in place. then there is indiana. severe storms also damaged homes there knocking out power and forcing roads to close. maria poll lemolina has been tr the storms. >> we are talking about severe weather on this january. we typically don't see temperatures this warm that is why we are eeiseeing severe wear outbreaks. another widespread risk over the panhandle mississippi and through southern pennsylvania. another day where many cities will be impacted by the strong to severe storms possible damaging wind gusts 60 miles an hour. others in itself can cause damage. we have reports of flooding and a flooding threat across places in the great lakes and midwest associated with the same storm system. many of the storms aren't fast moving and that's where we are seeing the flooding concern. heavy rainfall coming down right now. at this hour across
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Jan 10, 2013 2:00am PST
out of this. 4-5 from louisiana up across the mississippi river valley. much needed rainfall unfortunately. too much of a good thing unfortunately in portions of louisiana. flash flooding in the areas where they are getting 1-2 inches an hour in some cases. satellite radar imagery this is a springtime storm. this is a winter time storm bringing winter weather advisories 6-12 to 18 inches of snow across the northern rockies and planes. we will continue to watch the storm systems. we will bring you the latest in tornado warnings today. back to you. >>> a woman fired from her job for refusing a flu shot? >> do you know someone who wakes up grumpy from getting up too early in the morning? some of us are crabbier than others and wait until you hear why. we will talk about that. so, we all set? i've got two tickets to paradise! pack your bags, we'll leave tonight. uhh, it's next month, actually... eddie continues singing: to tickets to... paradiiiiiise! no four. remember? whoooa whooaa whooo! you know ronny, folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. a
Jan 9, 2013 2:05am PST
, just about perfect. meanwhile not quite perfect here throughout the mississippi valley. can use the rain for that low mississippi river. but we're going to see that rain and some storms moving in thursday. some mountain snow here in the west as that system pushes to the east. some cold air behind it. still dealing with some very mild air here in the southeast. a little more cloud cover on thursday. then friday we'll we're going to have the showers move a little bit farther to the east. look at these temperatures jumping into the 70s. widespread lower 70s in many spots in the south. different story in the intermountain west. more snow on the way. it's going to be cold and look and feel like winter. you see this front drapes across the region, the middle part of the country on saturday. mild air here in new york. 57 mid 60s in d.c. on saturday. and then on sunday you're going to have a front that's going to go from the ohio valley down into the lower mississippi valley with a chance for some showers, still a warm day in atlanta. and we're going to see a little bit cooler air throu
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Jan 12, 2013 8:00am PST
and hawaii and mississippi. but the biggest concern that the vaccine supply is running low . the neds say it has killed 20 children. no count yet of how many adults have died. a new report, lance armstrong plans to admit to doping throughout his career in an upcoming interview with ophrah winfrey. armstrong is not expected to go in specific details of his cheating on the interview. he was stripped of 7 titles and banned for life from the sport. i am kelley wright, we'll see you again at 1:00. back to forbes on fox. we need jobs but not walmart jobs, that's what yunce are saying where one in seven residents are out of work. they are petiddingsing from the employer from building a superstore and creating job in newark, new jersey. you say that unions are hurting the people they are trying to protect. >> walmart means lower prices and more jobs . that means you get more commerce and walmart is able to do this because of productivity and that's what the country is all about. going against walmart is like saying ban the ipods. >> i have periphial vision and i can see rick unger shaking his hea
Jan 22, 2013 2:00am PST
traveled from mississippi, literally, wearing her support. how many sequins are on your dress? >> 4,000 total. >> reporter: and these are all done by hand? >> they're antique shield sequ n sequi sequins. >> reporter: a lot of work behind them and ahead if they are to help president obama deliver in the second term. but tonight, it was just time for a good party. >> it looks like a good party. brianna keilar, thank you. >> everyone talking about the jason wu dress. >> twice. >> twice in a row. all right. moving on to some other news. it is the testimony that many americans have been waiting to hear. tomorrow secretary of state hillary clinton will appear on capitol hill to testify about at tack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi that left four americans dead. secretary clinton had been scheduled to testify last month but was delayed after first suffering a concussion and later a blood clot that sent her to the hospital. >>> the family of one of the three americans killed in the algerian hostage crisis will hold a press conference this morning at 11:00 a.m. eastern time at a relative's
Jan 16, 2013 1:00am EST
. the beneficiaries that are targeted underserved communities in louisiana, mississippi, alabama, and the florida panhandle. there are four components to this. the first is a program serving the developing improved community health programs. it is run by louisiana public health institute joined with the alliance institute which is a community-based organization. there is a mental and behavioral health program which has louisiana state university, southern mississippi university, the university of south alabama and the university of west florida. there is a literacy program which includes a washington- based group. that's got the literacy aimed at the literacy of the community and the community workers and those involved in with community activism and community projects. finally, there is a community health worker training program that is based at the university of south alabama. the overall goal here is one where resilience comes up in the language all the time but the resilience is very much in keeping with what we would do in public health. yesterday there was a meeting held at e.p.a. by the e.
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Jan 17, 2013 4:00pm PST
ite sale. said to be linked to one death already to the state of mississippi. highway patrol says a man died when his car hit a downed tree on highway 50. some parts of that state seeing up to four inches of snow today. alabama, hit georgia as well. of course folks in the south do not see that kind of weather very offensive. the storm follows days of heavy rain across much the area. as the system moves north towards washington, d.c. officials warn that wintry mix could trigger flooding up to a foot of snow in some areas. nic gregory fox five in new york tonight. hey, nick. >> hello bill, that storm is on track to do just that produce some heavy snow. it's doing it as you move through parts of carolina western carolina into southern western sections of virginia. some very heavy snows breaking out across that area now. the storm itself kind of swirling from north georgia and eventually kicking moving off to the south and east. no snow really for the atlanta area. the north georgia mountains will pick up some much the rain in some areas will change to snow as we talk about the northe
Jan 18, 2013 4:00pm PST
now in the state of mississippi there is one clinic in the entire state serving one is one of the poorest populations with the highest maternal mortality rates in this country. that governor and that legislature is determined to close that only clinic. we've got to be vigilant. we've got to fight. we have public opinion on our side by the way. even in a state like mississippi. we beat the person hood initiative 58-42. we beat the public. what we don't have are the governors and state legislatures and governors. we have to keep fighting. >> kathy spillar. thank you for coming on. i really appreciate it. coming up we have oprah winfrey interfere with lance armstrong. >> were you just being your cocky, jerk self doing the tweet with you lying with all the jerseys? very, very excited about that and very proud of that. >>beltway politics from inside the loop. >>we tackle the big issues here in our nation's capital, around the country and around the globe. >>dc columnist and four time emmy winner bill press opens current's morning news block. >>we'll do our best to carry the flag
Jan 29, 2013 7:00am PST
states folks visit. mississippi, alabama, louisiana or florida, they're gonna love it. shaul, your alabama hospitality is incredible. thanks, karen. love your mississippi outdoors. i vote for your florida beaches, dawn. bill, this louisiana seafood is delicious. we're having such a great year on the gulf, we've decided to put aside our rivalry. now is the perfect time to visit anyone of our states. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride, go fishing or just lay in the sun. we've got coastline to explore and wildlife to photograph. and there's world class dining with our world famous seafood. so for a great vacation this year, come to the gulf. its all fabulous but i give florida the edge. right after mississippi. you mean alabama. say louisiana or there's no dessert. this invitation is brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home. daisy is 100% pure with nothing else added. meals are simply better with a dollop of daisy. ♪ ♪ do a dollop, do, do a dollop of daisy ♪ ♪ softens the enamel so it can potentially erode. once that enamel is
Jan 25, 2013 7:00am EST
conditions in the upper mississippi river valley, more snow in the the inner mountains and northern rockies. wet weather along the pacific northwest coast. showers through central louisiana. plenty of sunshine up and down the eastern seaboard. it tonight get mild until you get down into the southeast and >> good morning. it should be nice and quiet this morning. we expect some light snow to develop this evening. >>> three american travelers in peru, but they say the vacation turned into a frightening ordeal. contessa brewer travelled to peru to cover this story. >> good to see you. a man, his wife, sister from wyoming planned this trip to peru to explore the beautiful countryside. they never expected to be beaten, whipped and held against their will. now they're safe and they're telling their story. >> we begged for mercy. we thought we were going to die for 11 hours. >> reporter: december 29th, 30th birthday trip to peru began with a mountain hike with her brother, jeb and his wife, megan, near macha ppechu. >> the first initial two people, men that came down, we asked, do you think this w
Jan 7, 2013 11:00pm PST
to 10. 83 to 10 down south. the delegations from alabama, mississippi, georgia, virginia, tennessee, and south carolina were unanimously opposed. in the east, the northeast, house republicans were 24 to 1 in favor, with new york and pennsylvania unanimous. well, the danger for the gop is it's becoming a religious sectional ultraconservative party great at winning and holding gerrymandered seats but too willing to sacrifice entire regions of the country. former congressman chris shays is a republican from connecticut, and howard fineman is editorial director of "the huffington post" as well as an msnbc political analyst and our pal and my pal. look, chris shays, it's great to have you on because you have always been my notion of a reasonable moderate republican from the moderate reasonable part of the country, meaning connecticut. see how i warm you up here? now my question is why have you guys been abandoned by the southern crowd? it's almost like the civil war went the other way, and the south somehow took over the party of lincoln, not that there's anything wrong with the south, b
Jan 25, 2013 9:00am PST
, to the best vacation sp(all) the gulf! it doesn't matter which of our great states folks visit. mississippi, alabama, louisiana or florida, they're gonna love it. shaul, your alabama hospitality is incredible. thanks, karen. love your mississippi outdoors. i vote for your florida beaches, dawn. bill, this louisiana seafood is delicious. we're having such a great year on the gulf, we've decided to put aside our rivalry. now is the perfect time to visit anyone of our states. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride, go fishing or just lay in the sun. we've got coastline to explore and wildlife to photograph. and there's world class dining with our world famous seafood. so for a great vacation this year, come to the gulf. its all fabulous but i give florida the edge. right after mississippi. you mean alabama. say louisiana or there's no dessert. this invitation is brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home. >>> a quarter of the country is in a deep freeze. we don't see temperatures warm up until next week. even people in new hampshire who are used to c
Jan 17, 2013 9:00pm CST
of these little icons included mississippi and alabama weather but the camera from johnson city tennessee where it starts raining it goes over to snow and it is a liberal white out after that transformation to winter was almost instantaneous more snow on the high elevations and one more shot i think we have here of roanoke virginia and look at the winter escape in that particular area there are still 10 states under advisories'. in the meantime folks in california are bracing for another cold night so there is a chill to go around tonight and we're looking at a big arctic air masses that this flood of warm air at the east end of the pacific ocean here is the jet stream this warm air says the jet way up to the arctic into then it crashes down into the midwest that sets the stage for a siberian express pattern tomorrow and on saturday we will get into milder pacific air while much of the lower 48 was pretty low today the demarcation line is stunning because since it is bitterly cold up in canada we were cooler today because we had a break off load of the chilly air and we could be raining by thur
Jan 30, 2013 7:00am PST
. clearly a developing story. let's talk about the powerful storms impacting people from mississippi up to pennsylvania. al, you have been keeping an eye on them. >> a powerful frontal system is bringing warm, moist air ahead of the cold air. tornado watches from louisiana up into west virginia as the afternoon wears on. we expect those to move further east. we got a risk of strong storms from mobile, alabama up to pittsburgh, as far south as the dell ma va peninsula. can't rule out tornadoes with the system. here is what we are looking for. it's bringing a lot of rain. it's got a lot of energy. the jet stream is moving on top of it. we look to the thunderstorms to develop ahead of it. we may see tornadoes. behind it, colder air wrapping around the system. it's going to bring snow. anywhere from two to six inches of rain into the interior sections of new england. flood watches are up in pennsylvania, new york state and behind the system as cold air is drawn in, we are looking at a lot of snow. anywhere from a foot of snow in parts of iowa to a foot of snow in parts of wisconsin, the u.p
Jan 30, 2013 7:00am EST
of that. >> good morning, savannah. tornado watches are stretching from mississippi all the way up into ohio and west virginia. there are numerous tornado warnings in effect right now throughout parts of tennessee and also on into parts of alabama. we are watching these systems make their way through. here's what's going on. we've got a risk of these strong storms, tornadoes possible from mobile up to washington. warm, moist air coming up from the south, cold air coming in from the north. where those systems are clashing, that's where we've got the severe storms. as you watch this system make its way across the country into the east, it's a fast mover. you can see heavy rain falling with this and the possibility of tornadoes firing up right on through the afternoon into the evening hours. back side of the system, we've got a lot of snow. rainfall, we've got flood watches in effect right now for much of the northeast. anywhere from two to five inches of rain, stretching from alabama, all the way on up into the northeast. and behind the system, we've got snow to talk about. some area
Jan 15, 2013 1:00pm EST
, louisiana, mississippi, texas. we didn't ask questions. we just stopped and delivered aid to those in need. this is important, it is important that members who have been the benefactor of our goodwill in the past remember this generosity when voting today. . almost three months later and my constituents continue to suffer. i urge passage of the rule and underlying bill and yield back the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman from the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from yields back. the gentlelady from new york. ms. slaughter: i'm pleased to yield 1 1/2 minutes to the gentleman from new jersey, mr. andrews. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from new jersey is recognized for 1 1/2 minutes. mr. andrews: i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. andrews: i thank my friend for yielding. 78 days ago a tremendous force of fury hit the northeastern region of the united states. today we make an act of national interest. this is not an act of excess or an act of charity. for those who claim that there is excess in this bi
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Jan 12, 2013 3:00am PST
of east texas, louisiana in towards mid mississippi river valley. little stripe of snow behind it as the cold air filters in and we do have the cold conditions across the far northern plains blowing snow this morning is. we will continue to see all the snow yesterday blowing around today it's going to remain windy. this somewhere the cold temperatures are. not a lot of precipitation. might see snow this morning and again across the great vine of southern california. get yesterday for cold for the next four or five days. back to you inside. >> thanks so much, rick. >> let's talk about what's going on in the academy awards. nominations just announced this week there were some surprises. namely that ben affleck was passed over for director and kathryn bigelow was passed over for director for zero dark 30. that came as a huge surprise. what everybody is saying is that she was passed over not because of lack of skill but because of politics. in fact, some people in the academy are going so far as to say that they will not vote for zero dark 30 because they don't like the politics th
Jan 17, 2013 4:00am PST
in effect today from mississippi to washington, d.c. places you don't normally hear. meteorologist jennifer delgado looks at that. >> we're tracking snow out there. most of us dealing with rain we have to wait for cold air catching up. we show you right now, wider view, rain from delaware to wider areas, including parts of alabama. mississippi, right along interstate 55, looking at snow there. the snow has to go somewhere, and as we move throughout the afternoon, we'll start to see more of that coming down. we take you through, noon time, notice it will affect alabama, people in georgia, they want to know will we see snow down here? looks like the better timing, later into the evening hours. 5:00, but i want to point out to you for eastern parts of kentucky, and as well as parse of tennessee, along the appalachians, that's where we'll see the heaviest snowfalls. some of the locations, roughly 6 to 8 inches of snowfall, the higher elevations to the south of d.c. metro. 1 to 3 inches of snowfall. tricky out there travelwise. we'll keep you up to date on travel delays. >>> part one of oprah wi
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Jan 12, 2013 4:00pm PST
states. everywhere except california, mississippi and hawaii. tonight concerns about the shortages of vac seep and tamiflu treatment especially for children. one doctor says he is urging patients in their 30's to try to recover without tamiflu. i tell my patients in the 30 year old range tested positive. you are young, you are lelty, you are going to do fine with this. you should probably let to ride it out and save tamiflu for somebody who needs it. >> anna kooiman is here now. we are hearing reports today that the flu is widespread and hearing from others maybe it is slowing down. what is the fact? >> we are hearing both sides. you are right. while we did see an early and quick start to the flu season this year. health officials point out that we do often see flu reaching epgd levels in the winter. this outbreak may a peaked like the south. this strain seems to be stronger and making people sicker longer. hospitals around the country have seen spikes since flu related conditions and deaths. comparatively the last few years including boston where the mayor also declared a public health e
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Jan 17, 2013 3:00am PST
. been weird. you match the radar in mississippi. they will see some snow across the south, but to get one to four inches across mississippi, that's a rare event. that doesn't happen very often. look at the radar lighting up across much of the state of mississippi, already an inch, a little bit or more across jackson. we've got reports of accidents. people are urged to stay off the road ways. if you head more north, a rain event across the mid-atlantic. that is going to change as cold air gets pulled sourgtd war. one to four inches across dixie. circumstance to -- 6 to 12 inches across the mountainous regions. 34 in nashville. one to three inches across dixie. as we get towards the mid-atlantic and the appalachians, up to a foot of snow. some areas are getting more snow in mississippi than chicago this year. incredible. >>gretchen: janice, thanks for the update. let's now go outside. i'm very jealous because the guys are going to be scooting off in some hot car. >> we're probably going to give one away to one of us. 60 years ago around the corner from this studio at the waldorf astoria
Jan 21, 2013 3:00pm PST
. this is the pearl river community marching band from mississippi. they are moving along together. they are not done yet, kate. >> if you want parade, we've got quite a ways to go and a lot of special performances ahead. >> john king, you've had an opportunity to take a close look at this special, special day in american history. >> wolf, this is a time when everybody, all americans, whether they are here in d.c., watching at home, democrats, republicans, independents, somewhere in between, everybody can and should enjoy this. this is a celebration of our democracy. it's nonpartisan parade. obviously the president and vice president are at the parade. let's get a perspective on where we are because the parade i think we can all love. if you look at the commentary out about the president's speech, there's a wide ranging opinion about whether it was a good start to the second term or whether it was too partisan. let's get around our group here and i'm joined by cornell belcher, ari fleischer, chief political analyst gloria borger and jessica yellin. let me start with you, cornell. at the beginning of
Jan 3, 2013 12:00pm EST
. the clerk: mr. whitehouse of rhode island. mr. wicker of mississippi. the vice president: please raise your right hand. the vice president: please raise your right hand. do you solemnly swear that you will support and defend the constitution of the united states against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that you bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that you take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that you will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which you are about to enter, so help you god? the group: i do. the vice president: congratulations, senators. [applause] mr. reid: mr. president? the vice president: the majority leader. mr. reid: i note the absence of a quorum and ask the clerk to call the roll. the vice president: the absence of a quorum having been suggested, the clerk will call the roll. quorum call: the vice president: a quorum is present. the majority leader. mr. reid: can we have order, please. the vice president: may we have order in the senate. the majority leader. mr. reid: mr. president, we --
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Jan 24, 2013 6:00am PST
folks visit. mississippi, alabam louisiana or florida, they're gonna love it. shaul, your alabama hospitality is incredible. thanks, karen. love your mississippi outdoors. i vote for your florida beaches, dawn. bill, this louisiana seafood is delicious. we're having such a great year on the gulf, we've decided to put aside our rivalry. now is the perfect time to visit anyone of our states. beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride, go fishing or just lay in the sun. we've got coastline to explore and wildlife to photograph. and there's world class dining with our world famous seafood. so for a great vacation this year, come to the gulf. its all fabulous but i give florida the edge. right after mississippi. you mean alabama. say louisiana or there's no dessert. this invitation is brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home. excuse me, sir i'm gonna have to ask you to power down your little word game. i think your friends will understand. oh no, it's actually my geico app...see? ...i just uh paid my bill. did you really? from the plane? yeah, i ca
Jan 31, 2013 6:00am PST
. >>> traffic is resuming on the mississippi at vicksburg, an accident involving two barges caused an oil spill. southbound ships are allowed to pass now. crews are still cleaning up oil leaking from one of the barges. >>> the nation's largest retailer is putting a cap on ammunition sale, walmart says customers can only buy boxes of three of ammunition per day. it's not known how long the limit will last. >>> in the six weeks since the tragic shooting in newtown, connecticut, we've heard lots of talk about how to end gun violence in the country from washington to newtown, itself, where the community met at a public hearing. among the speakers, parents were left to pick up the pieces. >> the liberty of any person to own a military style assault weapon in a high capacity magazine and keep their home is second to the right of my son to his life. >> together we can turn this tragedy into the event that turned the tide that empowered us as individuals, a society and the world to choose love. >> but for one resident who calls himself a responsible gun owner, any proposal to ban guns or limit ammuniti
Jan 15, 2013 5:00pm EST
for wildlife refuges in texas, $20 million in mississippi, and $74 for refuges in louisiana. the sponsor of this amendment's home state. one of the central responsibilities of this institution is to act on behalf of the american people whenever a major disaster occurs. federal disaster relief is meant to restore homes, businesses and communities and federal facilities to pre-disaster conditions. we do this whether it's a fire in the west, a tornado in the south or a hurricane in the northeast. there is no good reason to make an exception of the mckinney refuge here. the sponsor of this amendment has argued that this includes $9.8 million solely to repair the damage on the outer islands. this is not true. fish and wildlife required repairs for the mckinney refuge including $2 million. the rest of the funds would support repairs all along of 70 miles. by cutting the funding needed to rebuild the connecticut coastline, this amendment prevents the mckinney refuge from meeting its federal commitment to provide education and outdoor recreation for the public and unfairly singles out connecticu
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Jan 11, 2013 8:00am PST
and mississippi. how do you figure that? i guess maybe it's the luck of the draw there. many schools are taking extra precaution to keep everyone healthy. in ohio there's a special machine that they're using in schools, in classrooms and bathrooms and locker rooms, to disinfect them once a week to try to keep the flu from spreading. rick leavening that is in pennsylvania at a hospital in allentown. one of the reasons why you're there is because they've set up tents outside the main building to deal with the overflow of flu patients. how is that going? >> reporter: well, jenna, as you said, pennsylvania one of the many states with a widespread flu virus. they have dozens of extra people now walking into the emergency room every day with flu-like symptoms, and today just don't have high school to -- they just don't have room to treat them all. everyone who comes here is evaluated first. if their symptoms are severe, they are treated in the hospital, and those with less severe symptoms are brought out to that mobile surge tent. >> the capacity was overwhelming. not only with patients being seen, b
Jan 15, 2013 10:00am EST
mississippi and many other tribes to what's now oklahoma, and he held the floor for three days defending the people that had no right to vote, had no ability to defend themselves and trying valiantly to make sure they were allowed to retain their homeland and retain their identity and their rights. he wasn't successful in that fight, but he fought it nonetheless. frankly, it would be incredibly ungrateful for me now -- at the time of his people's greatest need to return the favor. i urge the passage of the rule. i urge the passage of the rogers amendment. i urge the passage of the rogers bill. i urge the passage of the frelinghuysen amendment to that bill. with that i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from oklahoma reserves. the gentlelady from new york is recognized. ms. slaughter: good afternoon, mr. speaker, and i thank the gentleman for yielding me the customary 30 minutes and i yield myself such time as i may consume. i really appreciate the words of my colleague. we're very happy last night at the rules committee that all members of the rules co
Jan 18, 2013 1:00am EST
offer those statistics earlier tonight about what is happening, poverty, in the state of mississippi. this is what we are talking about. this young woman is organizing a people and getting women together again to fight back and let their leaders here about the conditions that young people in poverty today are having to endure. tell me a bit about your work in mississippi. >> thank you for this opportunity. before i start to talk about my work, i would just like to say, bring a prison like my grandmother to the table, who was working at the hotel for 335 b 3:35 in the morning and at night time for the car factory on an acre and a half of land and a three-bedroom house, one bath and, and 20 of us in it. there is the true face of poverty. bring an expert like her to the table. her thing was to make sure we get educated. even as a young child, my escape from poverty was to get a good education. i knew once i got a good education, or at least tried to get a quality education, that would be my way out of poverty. that is what i continue to fight for. to build young people like me to lift o
Jan 4, 2013 8:00pm EST
supported alabama, mississippi, texas. i was hoping that by now the northeast part of this country -- congress would have acted. it has been 77 days. those people are hurting. he poll in my district still cannot get to their homes. here we are, in the last congress, we did not do anything. now we are moving forward, and hopefully, january 15 we can get the rest of this money so those people that are suffering in all of the states that were hit either the storm can get their lives back together again. >> gentleman yields back. does the gentleman from new jersey continue to reserve question mark >> i yield one minute to his floor debate, the gentleman from new york. >> my name is sean maloney. i am new here. i do not know all the rules of washington, but it sure seems like the rule here is to put off till tomorrow what should be done today, even when our fellow americans are suffering. a long time ago, i learned from my mom and dad and our parish rule.t and much better wil it is called the golden rule. people in new jersey and the hudson the late live by it. they let storm victims th
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am PST
-- >> stephanie: yeah don't be hypnotized by the bp commercial -- >> i didn't decide if it -- is mississippi better since bp spilled their oil, no alabama is better, you both are wrong, texas is better since bp spilled its oil. >> and the seafood is delicious. >> this tuna tastes great and my car runs on it too. >> stephanie: none of them look like they missed a meal -- >> thanks bp for fouling our gulf commercial. >> stephanie: look there are green things in the commercial. [♪ mysterious music ♪] >> stephanie: it's all clean. i get a free bottle of androe gel if i go to mississippi. okay. go ahead you are on the "stephanie miller show." >> caller: the filibuster we're all disappointing in the harry reid -- what he was able to work out regarding the filibuster. we would all like to hear the senator actually voice their opinion on the issues but i think there is a lot bigger problem. i listen to a lot of progressive talk radio, and i think the biggest problem is that they don't like working for an african american president. >> that's not the biggest problem. >> bill: jo
Jan 31, 2013 2:00am PST
cochran from mississippi said he will support chuck hagel. that's right now. from everything we're hearing ultimately, he probably will have the votes to carry this. >> what is the reason the white house gives, the primary reasons for supporting chuck hagel? >> i think it's because, a, his positions align with the president's. when you go line by line, if you want to know what chuck hagel thinks, look at what president obama thinks and has said publicly. those positions almost line up word for word. >> and they may have some kind of personal chemistry from working together in the senate and traveling together. thank you. >> you're welcome. >>> let's get you up to date with the top stories. >> happy birthday. >> thank you. >> i didn't know. happy birthday. >> i brought you some terrible weather. >> 29. >> again. i love being 29. the massive 1,000 line of storms targeting the east coast now. tornadoes, strong winds and flooding threatening the south up to new england. the storm heavily damaging a hotel and a plant north of atlanta. workers were forced to take cover in a kitchen and bathroom.
Jan 4, 2013 10:30pm EST
to your state. you know, as i sat here and supported alabama, i supported mississippi, i supported texas, i was hoping that by now the northeast part of this country would have -- congress would have acted. it's been 77 days. those people are hurting. people in my district still can't get back to their homes and here we are in the last congress we just didn't do anything about it. now we're moving forward and hopefully january 15 we can get the rest of the money so those people that are suffering from all these states hit by this storm can get their lives back together again and i thank you, i yield back. >> gentleman yields back. does the gentleman from new jersey continue to reserve? >> i yield one minute for his floor debate, the gentleman from new york, sean patrick maloney. >> the gentleman from new york is recognized for one minute. >> madam speaker, my name is sean patrick maloney. i'm new here. i don't know all the rules of washington but it seems like the rule here is to put off till tomorrow what should be done today even when our fellow americans are suffering. a long time ago
Jan 25, 2013 10:30pm EST
. there are many were worn in a farm in georgia or alabama or mississippi who are unaware of what was happening in their childhood where they lived. there lies were affected by this. their parents' lives have been circumscribed. these are immediately with us. they explain about the world we live in today. for us to confront those things and move toward whatever vision of america we ascribe to is almost impossible to move toward that effectively if we do not grapple with this element of our history that most of us to not understand very well. i should stop there. thank you. >> good morning. i was one of those people that was born in mississippi and a house on a plantation back during the war. my father and mother and family moved to the north when i was a baby. thank you for your work. i am going to talk about how prejudice has changed. the tale of two black boys, trayvon martin and emmitt till. separated by 1,000 miles and two states borders, and nearly six decades, two young african- american boys met tragic fates that seem remarkably similar today. both walked into a small market to buy candy
Jan 30, 2013 4:00am PST
is passing through the area. already tornado warnings in alabama, tennessee, kentucky, mississippi might be affected as well. one death confirmed as of this time. >> this is unusual for this time of year, january. the next 12 to 18 hours we understand is critical. heed the warnings, folks, very, very dangerous and fast moving. >> we'll stay on this all morning. that's all for "early start." i'm john berman. >> i'm zorai aida sambolin. >>> "starting point" starts with right now. >> you are watching "starting point." breaking news, storms spreading a path of destruction, widespread damage from kentucky to tennessee and tornado warnings are still in effect right now. >>> a child held hostage after a man boards a school bus, shoots the driver, grabs a 6-year-old boy and takes him to an underground bunker he has been building for years. >>> rally on. markets nearing an all-time high. why? can it last? i'll explain. >>> life after politics, or maybe not? with only three days left as secretary of state, hillary clinton talks to cnn about her plans for the future and answers keep changing many.
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am PST
towards mississippi and even alabama, tornado watches are in effect until about 4:00 p.m., even in atlanta as a couple cells developed ahead of the squall lines. we'll watch the severe weather threat through the evening. the jet stream is slowly starting to lift off to the northeast but nonetheless this severe weather threat will stay with us straight through the evening hours. we'll look at severe weather from the mid-atlantic regions down through the southeast. this is not just going to be an event with isolated tornadoes. we have a lot of straight line winds out there, strong gusts, even 105-mile-per-hour wind reported east of nashville this morning and the flooding threat as we continue to see these heavy rains. >> indra petersons, thanks so much. >>> deer, antler spray, a banned substance? who knew. according to "sports illustrated" ray lewis not only knew but used the substance to heal faster. apparently there is a banned substance made from deer antlers that stimulates muscle growth. lewis tore his triceps in october, an injury so serious it could have ended his season. "sports illu
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